Welcome to Cleveland Miniaturia Society, Inc.

Made by Gloria Ebratt

IGMA School 2017

Taught by Deb Mackie

NAME C-066

Charter Club of the 

National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts 

About Us

    

  •  Cleveland Miniaturia Society, Inc. (CMS) was founded in Cleveland, Ohio on April 18, 1971 as a non-profit organization.
  •  It is the second oldest scale miniature club in the world.
  •  We are a Charter Club of the National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts (NAME C-066).  
  •  We provide a supportive and social atmosphere to promote interest in scaled miniature dollhouses, furnishings and accessories.
  • Our members represent all skill levels, from collector to beginner to advanced artisan.
  • Membership is opened to adults age 18 and older,  although consideration is given to younger persons when accompanied by an adult.
  • We offer opportunities for participation in activities and classes to learn and to share individual talents and knowledge in 1", 1/2" & 1/4" scale miniatures. Monthly meetings feature a project taught by an experienced member to highlight a skill or technique.
  • Activities include picnics, holiday parties, visits to view members' collections, trips to museums, specialty shops, miniature shows.
  • Members have also restored dollhouses for the Western Reserve Historical Society and Clague Museum.
  • Members have constructed a scaled miniature operating suite to help hospitalized children understand and become more comfortable with their hospital stay.
  • Members have exhibited at the Cleveland Home & Flower show, the Cleveland Garden Center, Festival of Trees, the Cuyahoga County Fair and the Shaker Historical Society Museum.


Annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale

  • Cleveland Miniaturia Society, Inc.  (CMS) sponsors an annual dollhouse show and sale in mid October.
  •  Begun in Cleveland, Ohio in 1971, it is the longest continuous scale miniature show in the United States.
  •  Scale miniature artisans, manufacturers and dealers from around the country present their products for purchase and enjoyment.
  • Each year, a raffle at the annual Dollhouse and Miniature Show and Sale benefits a local charitable organization.
  • Organizations benefiting from this raffle in the past have included: Ronald Mcdonald House, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Providence House, Aluminum Cans for Burned Children's Camp, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Achievement Center for Children Camp Cheerful, Cleveland Foodbank, Cleveland Animal Protective League, WAGS 4 WARRIORS, and services for Domestic Violence victims in Cleveland in 2017.